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Yet, upon the whole, the space I traversed is unlikely to become the haunt of civilized man, or will only become so in isolated spots, as a chain of connection to a more fertile country; if such a country exist to the westward.


Charles Sturt


#chain #civilized #civilized man #connection #country

Now, of course, the great thing about the solar system as a frontier is that there are no Indians, so you can have all the glory of the myth of the American westward expansion without any of the guilt.


Sarah Zettel


#american #any #course #expansion #frontier

All of this got me thinking about the history of the westward expansion, and got me to wondering how the exploration of the Solar System would be changed if there were an indigenous presence out there.


Sarah Zettel


#changed #expansion #exploration #got #history

Heretofore there has always been in the history of the world a comparatively unoccupied land westward, into which the crowded countries of the East have poured their surplus populations.


Josiah Strong


#been #comparatively #countries #crowded #east

The old charters of Massachusetts, Virginia, and the Carolinas had given title to strips of territory extending from the Atlantic westward to the Pacific.


Albert Bushnell Hart


#carolinas #charters #extending #given #had

American football seems to resemble soccer in that one scores by putting the ball through the opponent's goal; but football, truly is about land. The Settlers want to move the line of scrimmage Westward, the Native Americans want to move it East.


David Mamet


#american #american football #ball #east #football

I had been eagerly waiting just such a disaster. Storms, wolves, snakebite, floods-these are the occasions to find out how your father sees you, how strong and necessary he thinks you are.


Karen Russell


#karen-russell #westward-migration #home

In our passage from the Cape of Good Hope the winds were mostly from the westward with very boisterous weather: but one great advantage that this season of the year has over the summer months is in being free from fogs.


William Bligh


#being #boisterous #cape #fogs #free

After the Great Depression and after public urging, a nationwide public competition was held to determine a design for a memorial that would honor President Thomas Jefferson's bold vision for westward expansion for America.


Russ Carnahan


#america #bold #competition #depression #design

The whole westward expansion myth is seen as romantic. But it's a joke, a blot on American history.


Frank Waters


#american history #blot #expansion #history #joke






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